At home spa

At home spa

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Dedicating some time for yourself is the perfect way to end a long day of social distancing. While indulging in an at-home spa night might not be top of your list right now with everything else going on, it’s important to make time for yourself and your mental health. Setting aside time for self-care has proven to be beneficial for stress and anxiety, and we’re all feeling more of those emotions these days.

 

You don’t need to get complicated or turn your bathroom into a fancy retreat to have an at-home spa night. It’s about taking some time for yourself. It can be as simple as taking a bath with a face mask or lighting a stress-relieving candle. Below, we’ve rounded up some easy ways you can indulge in an at-home spa night.

Do a face mask

These are our faves:


Hot tip: Steam your face before masking to cleanse your pores and let out any congestion. Use a facial steamer or simply put a towel over your head as you lean over a bowl of hot water. Add a few drops of essential oils on your temples for an extra-calming effect. 

Don’t forget the hair!

A few hair masks and treatments that will restore and revitalize your tresses. 


  • Olaplex Hair Perfector No 3 Repairing Treatment: Olaplex’s patented bond-building technology helps restore damaged, brittle, and fragile hair, as well as strengthens and protects hair shafts.
  • Christophe Robin Regenerating Mask With Rare Prickly-Pear-Seed Oil: This hair mask contains prickly pear seed oil, which is rich in vitamin E and is what makes hair smooth and shiny. The mask helps tame frizziness, repair split ends, and moisturize your luscious locks. 
  • Verb Ghost Hair Mask: Verb’s mask is aptly named because you can barely feel it, it’s so weightless. It’s not sticky at all - it’s super light and will also help nurse hair that is dry from chemical processing or coloring back to health.
  • Living Proof Restore Repair Mask Treatment: This treatment leaves your hair feeling soft and shiny with zero residue. It’s a little pricier but you don’t need to use this every time you wash your hair as it lasts a few shampoos.
  • Kiehl’s Sunflower Color Preserving Deep Recovery Pak: Infused with sunflower and apricot oils plus nourishing vitamins, this Kiehl hair mask protects your color-treated hair from environmental damages and helps preserve your hair color.
  • Give your hands and feet some extra TLC

    You might not be able to go to a nail salon right now, but you can still give you hands and feet some love.


    • Hands and nails: Use an oil like this one to nourish your cuticles. Then put down your phone and put on a hand mask to hydrate and lock in the moisture. Quarantine is the perfect time to strengthen your nails as they’re getting a break from harsh gels.
    • Feet: This cute little foot spa massager makes giving yourself an at-home pedicure a pinch. Remove your calluses, dip your feet into the massager, then throw on a foot peel that will make your feet as soft as a baby’s.

    Light a candle 

    Something as simple and easy as lighting a candle can do wonders to boost your mood and transform your place into a spa, so choose a scent that soothes you. We like these:

    Love your muff

    More and more women are incorporating feminine hygiene as part of their overall wellness routine. Our Muff Kit, which contains our Clean Wash, Pure Spray, Soft Lotion, and Fresh Wipes, helps you create a ritual with your feminine care and is perfect for some self-care for down there.

    Dry brush

    Dry brushing exfoliates your skin, increases blood flow, stimulates more collagen, and increases elasticity. Start at your feet and brush upwards toward the heart. Best to do it before you step into the shower. Try this one from Goop.

    Take a bath 

    There’s something instantly soothing and extremely relaxing about a warm bath. Add a bath bomb or some bath salts on top of that, and you’ve got an instant spa night. Ouai's Chill Pills are one of our favorites. Seriously, they make it into every one of our gift guides, and for good reason - they're full of hemp, safflower seed oil, and jojoba, leaving your skin feeling ultra soft. 



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